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Jul 1, 2012 12:00pm EDT
times", cnn -- they got the headline wrong really quick. >> david pietrusza, going back to 1920, herbert hoover 12 democratic primaries? two yes, new hampshire and michigan. he had some trouble deciding what he wants. he had been raised as a republican. there we not a lot of democrats in his hometown of west branch, iowa. the only one he could remember was the town drunk, which was very illustrative to him as to what the parties were about. he had been a progressive to tr he had been a member of the wilson administration has domestic food administrator. he had gone with wilson to her side, think john maynard keynes said he was the only guy who came out with the reputation of his enhanced. and he is a great admirer of wilson. he could've easily flop to the democratic party that year, but he says, look, you have the democratic party, they are composed of three wings. southern reactionaries, big-city croaks, and agrarian nuts. and he says i don't want any rt of them and i think also he didn't want to be part of a bloodbath where he would be carrying the flag for a party which was going down
CSPAN
Jul 2, 2012 12:00am EDT
, but the new york times, cnn got he headline wrong real quick. >> host: to go back to 1920. herbert hoover won two democratic primaries? >> guest: yes. new hampshire and michigan. he had some trouble deciding what he was. he had been raised as a republican. there weren't a lot of democrats in his home town of west branch, iowa. he said the only one he could remember was the up to drunk, which was very illustrative to him as to what the parties were about. but also he had been a progressive. he had been a progressive for tr, and some folks switched over to wilson. he had been a member of the wilson administration. as domestic food administrator. he had gone with wilson to versailles. i think john maynard came said he is the only guy who came out of the conference with his reputation enhanced. and he is a great admirer of wilson after that. he writes a book called "the ordeal of woodrow wilson." so he says, look, you have the democratic party has three wings, southern reaction areas, big city crooks, and agrarian nuts, and he says, i don't want any part of them, and i think also didn't want to b
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